Full Text Linking
JSTOR supports internal reference linking, inbound linking from linking partners, as well as outbound linking to current issues for many titles through the use of stable URLs.
As part of JSTOR's continued effort increase the convenience of access to the archive, they have developed a new interface to the JSTOR Search Engine. This interface, called the JSTOR XML Gateway, was created to better facilitate metasearching, which is also known as "federated searching" or "cross-database searching."
As some of JSTOR's participating institutions have chosen to implement a metasearch engine for their users, the publisher has recognised the need to provide both a stable, standardised method for querying the JSTOR archive and also a manner of returning results that could be easily utilised by a metasearch program. To accomplish this, JSTOR has chosen the Search and Retrieve URL (SRU) Service as the basis for the JSTOR XML Gateway.
The search results are returned as XML records in Dublin Core format and are listed in order of relevancy ranking.
For more information, see: http://about.jstor.org/help-training/admin-info/metasearch-partners.
JSTOR creates and enters new cataloging records or updates existing cataloging records in OCLC for each title, current or previous, in the archive. The records include the URL for each title in the 856 MARC field.
JSTOR does not have local copies of these records, and due to a July 2003 revision to the CONSER cataloging standards, it is no longer possible to download them as a group from OCLC.
Currently, the only way to locate all the cataloging records for each title in a JSTOR collection is to conduct a title-by-title search.
Full text searching is available. Institutions that participate in multiple collections may search across them together.
Post Search Options
JSTOR citations can be saved to a Saved Citations List for copying, printing, emailing, and direct export to bibliographic software such as EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager, RefWorks, or spreadsheet software such as Microsoft Excel. Individual citations can be saved by clicking the Save Citation link listed below each JSTOR item displayed on the Search Results and Table of Contents pages.
JSTOR provides COUNTER compliant usage statistics and currently provides the COUNTER JR1 report, in addition to other usage data.